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asili supports artisans in their trade and through this support, contributes to the preservation of culturally significant crafts. Our aim is to attract a new global market, reviving the neglected traditions and materials of East Africa.

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ASILI is a collaborative design platform with social impact that guides collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans.

Journal | Asili Design

ASILI is a collaborative design platform with social impact that guides collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans.

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ASILI is a collaborative design platform with social impact that guides collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans.

Journal | Asili Design

ASILI is a collaborative design platform with social impact that guides collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans.

Reclaimed Olive wood • Asili Design

Reclaimed Olive wood

We are so proud to be supporting such a talented team, who not only create our Olive wood products by hand but source their all their wood in a sustainable way. For every tree stump we use, two new trees are planted. The team is driven by a wonderful women who saw potential in the Olive wood trees that were going to waste, she decided to start working with discarded wood, to prove that good quality wooden products could be produced sustainably. All of our designs have been produced from Wild…

Reclaimed Olive wood • Asili Design

Reclaimed Olive wood

We are so proud to be supporting such a talented team, who not only create our Olive wood products by hand but source their all their wood in a sustainable way. For every tree stump we use, two new trees are planted. The team is driven by a wonderful women who saw potential in the Olive wood trees that were going to waste, she decided to start working with discarded wood, to prove that good quality wooden products could be produced sustainably. All of our designs have been produced from Wild…

This is Mary's husband Harrod. Not only is he the best in the team at giving our Tom dishes their final polish.he also grows amazing tea! Soapstone Carving, East Africa, Husband, Polish, Dishes, Tea, Amazing, Design, Vitreous Enamel
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Kisii Soapstone

Our Soapstone is sourced in the Kisii Country, a small region of Western Kenya. Communities within Kisii have been using soapstone for generations. For many families their soapstone carvings are the primary source of income, they sell their work in the markets and shops across Kenya. Most of quarries are family owned, the local people who own the land, also live on it. Their houses are located next to mining pits and the owners are paid by the kilo for the soapstone that is removed. Specific…

Kisii Soapstone • Asili Design

Kisii Soapstone

Our Soapstone is sourced in the Kisii Country, a small region of Western Kenya. Communities within Kisii have been using soapstone for generations. For many families their soapstone carvings are the primary source of income, they sell their work in the markets and shops across Kenya. Most of quarries are family owned, the local people who own the land, also live on it. Their houses are located next to mining pits and the owners are paid by the kilo for the soapstone that is removed. Specific…

Kisii Soapstone • Asili Design

Kisii Soapstone

Our Soapstone is sourced in the Kisii Country, a small region of Western Kenya. Communities within Kisii have been using soapstone for generations. For many families their soapstone carvings are the primary source of income, they sell their work in the markets and shops across Kenya. Most of quarries are family owned, the local people who own the land, also live on it. Their houses are located next to mining pits and the owners are paid by the kilo for the soapstone that is removed. Specific…

We work with designers, architects and brands to produce quality, ethically designed pieces that will in turn, provide business and a sustainable income for artisans and their families.

Asili Design | Asili Design

We work with designers, architects and brands to produce quality, ethically designed pieces that will in turn, provide business and a sustainable income for artisans and their families.

This is Mary's husband Harrod. Not only is he the best in the team at giving our Tom dishes their final polish.he also grows amazing tea! Soapstone Carving, East Africa, Husband, Polish, Dishes, Tea, Amazing, Design, Vitreous Enamel
East AfricaAmazing

This is Mary's husband Harrod. Not only is he the best in the team at giving our Tom dishes their final polish..he also grows amazing tea!

Asili supports artisans in their trade and through this support, contributes to the preservation of culturally significant crafts. Our aim is to attract a new global market, reviving the neglected traditions and materials of East Africa.

Asili Design | Asili Design

Asili supports artisans in their trade and through this support, contributes to the preservation of culturally significant crafts. Our aim is to attract a new global market, reviving the neglected traditions and materials of East Africa.

We are so proud to say that all of our products are carefully made by hand by people who have been passed down these skills over generations. We think these traditions are far too amazing to let disappear.

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We are so proud to say that all of our products are carefully made by hand by people who have been passed down these skills over generations. We think these traditions are far too amazing to let disappear.

One of our talented soapstone artisans adding the finishing touches to a newly created peice

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One of our talented soapstone artisans adding the finishing touches to a newly created peice

The wonderful Mary, one of our Soapstone Guru’s! Mary is also an amazing cook, this snap was taken just after a delicious Kenyan lunch that she had prepared for us after a day on the quarry.

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The wonderful Mary, one of our Soapstone Guru’s! Mary is also an amazing cook, this snap was taken just after a delicious Kenyan lunch that she had prepared for us after a day on the quarry.